Sabudana Kheer

Ingredients:Sabudana-Kheer
Sabudana or Sago 1/2 Cup
Full-Fat Milk – 4 Cups
Water 1.5 Cups
Sugar – 1 Cup
Green Cardamom (Elaichi) 4
Dry fruits chopped

Method:
Peel the cardamom and crush the seeds into a coarse powder.
In a heavy bottomed vessel, boil the water.
Add the Sabudana to the boiling water.
Over medium heat, cook the Sabudana while stirring continuously till the Sabudana turns transparent.
Add the milk and cardamom powder to the cooked Sabudana.
Over medium heat, cook till the milk thickens with the starch of the Sabudana.
Add Sugar. Stir till the sugar melts.
Add chopped Dry fruits. boil for 2-3 mins. Turn off heat.
Kheer can be served chilled or warm.

It is a vrat recipe as well. In the navratri, sabudana kheer is a special dish for fasting people.

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Sabudana Tikki

Snack on these during Navratras

Ingredients:Sabudana-tikki

1 cup sabudana
400g potatoes
2tbsp chopped coriander
2tsp chopped green chilies
Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste
oil or desi ghee to shallow fry

Method

Soak the sabudana in water for 30 mins.
Drain and set aside.
Boil the potatoes till done.
Peel and mash fine.
Add the soaked sabudana, green chillies, coriander and salt to the potatoes and mix well.
Divide the mixture into equal parts.
Roll our each part into a log or a patty and shallow fry in medium hot oil till golden.
Serve with chutney